Families select their favourite design for new-look Wandsworth Common playground
Parents and children have made their choice of design for the new look Windmill playground on Wandsworth Common.
Dancing for joy at new homes
Residents moving into new homes on York Road Battersea have been dancing for joy. Maybe the new headquarters of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) on the building’s ground floor has something to do with it.
Work to begin soon on £250k upgrade of Battersea Park’s toddlers and junior playground
The favourite design chosen by local families and young children for a new look toddlers and junior playground in Battersea Park has been unveiled.
Owner of filthy mouse infested butchers shop ordered to pay £16,000 in fines and court costs
The owner of a butchers and grocery shop in Tooting has been ordered to pay more than £16,000 in fines and legal bills after magistrates heard his premises was riddled with mice and that produce offered for sale had been gnawed by rodents and in some case food packaging left soaked in mouse urine.
Award-winning Create & Learn PlayKits to be distributed to 4000 children across Wandsworth this summer
The Create & Learn PlayKits began in response to the outbreak of the Covid pandemic and the closure of schools in Spring 2020. Building upon the success of a number of smaller initiatives in Nine Elms and Roehampton, a group of arts and cultural organisations from across the borough of Wandsworth came together to discuss how they could support and inspire young people and their families to get creative during lockdown.
Investment of £400k in Battersea neighbourhood green space will be shaped by local people’s views
A local neighbourhood park near Battersea’s riverside is in line for a £400,000 facelift with local people now being urged to come forward and make suggestions on how the money can best be spent.
Unsure about getting the Covid-19 vaccination? Come in for a chat
Unsure about getting vaccinated? Worried about side effects, needles or just uncertain about which vaccine you will receive? You can get the answers to all your questions at local vaccination sites across Wandsworth, with no pressure to get the vaccine.
Young people enjoying their apprenticeships with borough’s broadband infrastructure partner
Young people in Wandsworth are learning new hi-tech skills in training schemes offered by the borough’s broadband infrastructure partner G.Network – all arranged through the council’s Work Match service.
New OWL App launches in Wandsworth
Wandsworth Council invites residents to sign up to the new online watch link app. Users can receive information on local crimes and crime prevention advice directly from the police and council.
Council Leader welcomes countdown to Tube opening in Battersea and Nine Elms
Cllr Ravi Govindia, Leader of Wandsworth Council, has welcomed news that TfL are now running trial operations on the new Northern Line Extension set to open this Autumn.
The rebirth of Nine Elms: Once a study in urban decay now transformed into London’s newest and most exciting residential and business district
The transformation of Nine Elms from dirty and unloved industrial wasteland into London’s fastest growing and most vibrant residential and business district is the biggest urban renewal success story this century, writes Wandsworth Council leader Ravi Govindia.